Towards Peace

Spiritual support for survivors of abuse by Catholic Church personnel in Ireland

Contact us

Towards Peace Coordinator Ms. Una Allen, Coordinator Phone: + 353 (0) 1 5053028 Mobile: + 353 (0) 86 7710533 The service is available on Monday and Tuesday from 9am – 4pm and on Wednesday from 9am -12 noon.  For out of office hours, please call us on +353 (0) 86...
News and Events

News and Events

2019 July The Coordinator attended the Anglophone Conference in Rome (July 1st- 6th). Her keynote address entitled Ministering to Survivors who wish to re- engage with their Faith was well received. The conference was attended by representatives from Bishops’...

Historical Context

Revelations of the abuse of children by Catholic Church personnel in Ireland have been shaking Ireland and the Irish Catholic Church, to the core, since the 1990s. Four major reports with a national audience have been published:2005: The Ferns Report, revealing...

FAQ

What is Towards Peace? The vision of Towards Peace is to provide a safe supportive space, where people who have been affected by abuse in a religious/church environment can be accompanied, as they seek their own experience of spiritual peace, one step at a time. ...

People

Oversight Committee In October 2018 an Oversight Committee, comprising seven members, was established to replace the thirteen member Board of Towards Peace. The Committee includes a representative from the Irish Episcopal Conference, a representative from AMRI and...